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Green economy?

It is 'wishful thinking' that the UK will benefit disproportionately from new environmentally oriented policies, most of which create few jobs, says Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Michael Pollitt New environmental initiatives geared toward offshore wind,…

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Fox Business: Jeff Bezos spends almost $800M on Earth fund

A paper on the long-term economic losses associated with climate change by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, covered by Fox News. The study suggests that at least 7 per cent…

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Sustainability focus

The Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival features experts including Kamiar Mohaddes and Khal Soufani of Cambridge Judge Business School. The Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival, 6-13 November, features presentations from experts throughout the University of Cambridge community including Dr Kamiar…

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Round and round

Four strategies have emerged in academic studies on the "circular business model", says article co-authored by Khaled Soufani, Director of the Circular Economy Centre at Cambridge Judge. Dr Khaled Soufani The "circular" business model is a relatively new concept in…

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Bloomberg: Investors call for climate disclosures in company accounts

David Pitt-Watson, research fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the call for corporate reporting to reflect climate-related risks. “Many companies in all sorts of industries are going to have to revalue their assets so that they are sustainable,”…

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Financial Times: Letters: Climate change risk will challenge even ESG funds

Dr Simon Taylor, Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice (Finance) at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes in a letter to the Financial Times that climate change will challenge even investment funds focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. (subs)…

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Scientific American: Our planet, our choice

A study on on the macroeconomic effects of climate change co-authored by Dr Kamiar Mohaddes, University Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, covered in Scientific American' August issue. The study says that “financial suffering as…

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Think about how we think

Pandemic shows that organisational scholars need to see the world as systems of interdependent activity rather than individual entities, says Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has shown that academics need to see the world in a new way:…

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Leadership lessons

As an act of nature, coronavirus may make people change climate change behaviour, says Lord Browne. The fact that the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic stems from nature may prompt people to put more emphasis on changing behaviour to tackle climate change,…

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Climate change

The Paris Agreement has no national quotas on CO2 removal, and new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner says that must be addressed. The Paris Agreement aims to keep global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts…

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